Prior to being appointed to the Greenfield Police Department in 1999, Scott gained law enforcement experience while serving the communities of Grand Haven, Michigan and Pewaukee and Lannon, Wisconsin. As a Greenfield patrol officer, Scott served as a SWAT Team member, a Drug Recognition Expert and a Field Training Officer. In 2007, he was assigned as a K-9 Handler and worked with his canine partner until Badger’s retirement in 2012. During their time together, Scott and Badger were recognized with Meritorious K-9 Article Find Awards in both 2009 and 2001.
Scott was promoted to sergeant in 2012. Over his seven years as a supervisor, Scott has provided leadership in various capacities, including the management of the department’s K-9 Program and Drug Recognition Officer Program, the revival of the Detective Mentoring Program, implementation of the Background Investigator position, and oversight of Everbridge.
Scott is a Certified Public Manager and is a graduate of the International Association of Chiefs of Police Leadership in Police Organizations, Northwestern University Supervision of Police Personnel, and First Line Supervisor Training courses.